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provide 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/prəˈvīd/,
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provided, past participle; provides, 3rd person singular present; providing, present participle; provided, past tense;
  1. Make available for use; supply
    • - these clubs provide a much appreciated service for this area
  2. Equip or supply someone with (something useful or necessary)
    • - we were provided with a map of the area
  3. Present or yield (something useful)
    • - neither will provide answers to these problems
  4. Make adequate preparation for (a possible event)
    • - new qualifications must provide for changes in technology
  5. Supply sufficient money to ensure the maintenance of (someone)
    • - Emma was handsomely provided for in Frank's will
  6. (of a law) Enable or allow (something to be done)

  7. Stipulate in a will or other legal document
    • - the order should be varied to provide that there would be no contact with the father
  8. Appoint an incumbent to (a benefice)


  1. supply: give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
  2. give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"
  3. determine (what is to happen in certain contingencies), especially by including a proviso condition or stipulation; "The will provides that each child should receive half of the money"; "The Constitution provides for the right to free speech"
  4. put up: mount or put up; "put up a good fight"; "offer resistance"
  5. leave: make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain; "This leaves no room for improvement"; "The evidence allows only one conclusion"; "allow for mistakes"; "leave lots of time for the trip"; "This procedure provides for lots of leeway"
  6. supply means of subsistence; earn a living; "He provides for his large family by working three jobs"; "Women nowadays not only take care of the household but also bring home the bacon"
  7. take measures in preparation for; "provide for the proper care of the passengers on the cruise ship"
  8. To make a living; earn money for necessities; To act to prepare for something; To determine the form of some situations, by means of a stipulation or condition; To give what is needed or desired, especially basic needs; To furnish with, cause to be present; To make possible or attainable
  9. (Provides) an index with an easy-to-follow pronunciation guide to increase students' accuracy and fluency in using the new vocabulary
  10. (Provides) Streaming Live  Baseball
  11. (Provides) comprehensive management of data stewards, terms, and taxonomies
  12. (Providing) creative alternatives
  13. (Providing) to make available; furnish.
  14. 1) make available for use; 2) make adequate preparation; enable or allow
  15. foresceawian; ge-fremman
  16. To redistribute or allocate resources that have been extorted from the productive members of a society, giving it to the less productive and the non productive. Example: "'We' must 'Provide' for the General Welfare by ensuring affordable housing for the masses, yap yap yap yap, yapitty yap yap."
  17. To prepare. -- v.i. To make provision; to take measures beforehand.
  18. Products Details and Installation Instructions
  19. Furnish necessary information or services.
  20. Strictly monotransitive in BrE, monotransitive or ditransitive in AmE (provide sb with sth/provide sb sth).
  21. practical business solutions that produce results
  22. (verb) To give or offer. Example: 'IELTS students need to provide evidence and examples to support their opinions.'
  23. Same as “Install”: All labor, materials, equipment, supervision as required to do the Work in compliance with the requirements of the Contract Documents.